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A cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest, is the abrupt cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract effectively during systole.
Experts release scientific statement on predicting survival for cardiac arrest survivors

Experts release scientific statement on predicting survival for cardiac arrest survivors

Bystander CPR less likely for African American kids from most disadvantaged areas

Bystander CPR less likely for African American kids from most disadvantaged areas

More patients may suffer cardiac arrests than previously estimated

More patients may suffer cardiac arrests than previously estimated

Cardiac arrest survivor meets four Good Samaritans who saved his life one year after recovery

Cardiac arrest survivor meets four Good Samaritans who saved his life one year after recovery

Interdisciplinary workgroup outlines what is known and unknown about paradoxical lucidity

Interdisciplinary workgroup outlines what is known and unknown about paradoxical lucidity

Five things we found in the FDA’s hidden device database

Five things we found in the FDA’s hidden device database

Researchers discover 'mystical' psychedelic compound in normal brains

Researchers discover 'mystical' psychedelic compound in normal brains

Deep learning can make reliable coma outcome prediction

Deep learning can make reliable coma outcome prediction

‘Promising’ results for beating heart patch that repairs heart cells after cardiac arrest

‘Promising’ results for beating heart patch that repairs heart cells after cardiac arrest

Study finds no increase in deaths from cardiac arrests at the weekend

Study finds no increase in deaths from cardiac arrests at the weekend

Advanced testing does not help predict major cardiac events, research shows

Advanced testing does not help predict major cardiac events, research shows

Study draws up criteria for correctly assessing avalanche victims' chances of survival

Study draws up criteria for correctly assessing avalanche victims' chances of survival

As ER wait times grow, more patients leave against medical advice

As ER wait times grow, more patients leave against medical advice

PPDC announces seed grants to develop medical devices for children

PPDC announces seed grants to develop medical devices for children

Scientists revive pig brain cells four hours after death, providing hope for stroke patients

Scientists revive pig brain cells four hours after death, providing hope for stroke patients

Scientists identify receptor responsible for bitter taste of Epsom salt

Scientists identify receptor responsible for bitter taste of Epsom salt

Compression-only CPR associated with increased survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Compression-only CPR associated with increased survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Microscopic aquatic fungus found to be responsible for the heaviest decline in biodiversity

Microscopic aquatic fungus found to be responsible for the heaviest decline in biodiversity

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Study sheds light on the optimal timing of coronary angiography in NSTEMI patients

Study sheds light on the optimal timing of coronary angiography in NSTEMI patients